For best quality in shio broth, use either homemade chicken stock and dashi or low-sodium or sodium-free stock and dashi. Shio gets its saltiness from tare, a core element of Japanese soups.


Shio (Salt) Ramen Broth

Recipe presented by Jay Andrews

Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 quart


  • 2 ½ Tbsp Schmaltz (Rendered Chicken Fat)
  • 2 ½ Tbsp Rendered Bacon Fat or Other Pork Fat
  • ½ cup Tare
  • ½ quart Chicken Stock
  • ½ quart Dashi


  1. Add all the ingredients to a saucepan. 

  2. Simmer the broth for five minutes, stirring occasionally, and serve. 

Recipe Notes

Learn the basic: Tare recipe here.

Get the recipe for dashi broth here!